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Morning Newscast Producer/Reporter

WKTV NewsChannel 2 is in search of a full-time weekday morning newscast producer and reporter.

Posted: Aug 15, 2018 11:47 AM

Job title: Morning Newscast Producer/Reporter

Description: WKTV NewsChannel 2, the dominant #1 NBC, CBS, and CW affiliate in Utica, New York, is in search of a full-time weekday morning newscast producer and reporter. The successful candidate will produce NewsChannel 2’s newscasts from 5:00-7:00 a.m. on WKTV-NBC and 7:00-7:30 a.m. on our CW11 channel. In addition, the position will update the station’s website and social media, and manage the assignment desk overnight. The position will also front on-air reports and fill-in anchor when warranted.

Skill requirements: The successful candidate must be proficient in broadcast writing and news production. Must be social media savvy and skilled in writing for online publication. Must have excellent time management and organizational skills and news judgment. Must be able to work odd hours, including overnights, weekends, and holidays. Must have a college degree in journalism or communications, or equivalent professional experience. On-air experience is preferred. Must have a clean driving record and pass a drug test. WKTV is an equal opportunity employer.

Position opens: Immediately

Search closes: When a suitable candidate is found

Hours: Full time (40 hours per week)

Supervisor: News Director

Qualifications: Four-year college degree required

Email resume/reel to: Jeremy Ryan - News Director, jryan@wktv.com

Email only. Phone calls will not be accepted.

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